Solar Springs Retreat – Review

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Relaxing is not something I do a lot of. Between two jobs, the blog, a boyfriend that kind of makes time disappear, a handsome but demanding dog and trying to have a semi-active social life, there’s not a lot of time for it. So when I was offered the chance to escape the city and head to Solar Springs Health Retreat in Bundanoon for a couple of nights, I jumped at it.

Just a couple of hours from Sydney but a whole world away in terms of pace, I was pretty excited to switch off my phone, spend a bit of time with said boyfriend and have someone else look after… well, everything else. So on a Sunday morning in August I packed every item of clothing I own into a bag (the Southern Highlands are really cold guys) and off we went, stopping in Bowral on the way for a surprise brunch at Biota Dining and a visit to the Bradman Museum (I don’t even know who I am anymore) before on to the main event. [Read more…]

Five Tips for Getting a Better Night’s Sleep

#bedgoals 1 via Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary

#bedgoals 1, via Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary

Sleep. Most of us love it, and most of us probably don’t get enough of it, the implications of which can be both physiological and psychological. Sleep is when your mind and body rest and rejuvenate, and a disturbed sleep can negatively affect your mental state, as well as impact your immune and nervous systems. [Read more…]